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RATINGS: 1247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing, blond colored pale ale. Bellís pale ale is made almost exclusively from pale malt. It expresses a spicy floral hop aroma and taste.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elnaer (10) - Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2015
This is an under appreciated beer in my opinion. Itís way less hoppy than most pale ales on the market these days...but itís still very good. Pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Taste is light with a slight bitter hop flavor and a crisp malty sweetness. The malt is really at the forefront of this beer, and it almost has a lager sort of character to it. Light body. Overall a nice spring/summer session ale thatís well balance. If youíre looking for a pale ale that is a little less hopped...this is a perfect choice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Bells Midwestern Pale Ale ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, grass. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, silage, grass. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140813]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoR (687) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a small white head. Aroma is hops, caramel. Taste is hops, grass, bit of citrus. Refreshing.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (831) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2015
12 oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma is initially a muted grass and grain with a touch of stone fruit (underripe apricot?) which later emits more distinct grapefruit and lemon notes combined with crusty bread. Itís a clear and dull gold color with noticeable sediment suspended in the liquid. Itís topped by a white dense soap head that has moderate retention and lace. Itís texture is oily with an active fizziness and a medium body. Roasted flavors of grain and toffee are initially noted with a citrus sweetness. The finish is crisp and long and is initially a spike of bright citrus but turns waxy bitter with a hint of marmalade that leaves behind a wax and bread crust aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
allienora603 (20) - - MAY 5, 2015
floral, herbs, amber, medium bitterness, bitter, Pretty crisp, nice tasting pale ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
rolfc81 (128) - - APR 19, 2015
Mix and match 6-pack for Justinís bbq. Good showing from Bells........................

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3337) - California, USA - APR 19, 2015
19 Apr 2015, bottle. slightly dirty yellow and a tad hazy. nose is lemon citrus and some some resin. thin body and moderately fizzy. lemon pith and some resin or possibly pine. nice enough.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of breads, earthiness and light graininess. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of bread and earthiness with a smooth dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (440) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2015
Mild citrus, hops on the nose. Muted sweet malt initially. Richer bitterness than expected. Pilsner like bitterness on the finish...peppery. Lingers a bit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (788) - Burlingame, California, USA - APR 10, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white head and lacing. It has a mild aroma of grassy hops and malt, with a flavor that is light malt up front and a slightly spicy hop finish over a medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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